The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 838 821 867
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 41 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.014% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 11
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £38,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,750 £39,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+42.94% +14.70%
Security Operations Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 20 £46,250 -15.90%
South East -6 14 £60,000 +53.84%
West Midlands - 4 £51,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £20,000 -
Security Operations Analyst
UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 55 (79.71%) SIEM
2 42 (60.87%) Firewall
3 26 (37.68%) Penetration Testing
4 25 (36.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (27.54%) Snort
5 19 (27.54%) Windows
6 18 (26.09%) Finance
6 18 (26.09%) Incident Management
7 17 (24.64%) Information Security
7 17 (24.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (23.19%) Service Management
8 16 (23.19%) CISSP
9 15 (21.74%) Change Management
10 11 (15.94%) Banking
10 11 (15.94%) Sourcefire
10 11 (15.94%) Wireshark
10 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
11 10 (14.49%) Information Assurance
11 10 (14.49%) ArcSight
11 10 (14.49%) GIAC
11 10 (14.49%) GCIH
12 9 (13.04%) ITIL
12 9 (13.04%) Symantec
12 9 (13.04%) LogLogic
12 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
12 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
12 9 (13.04%) Q1 Labs
13 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
14 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.87%) Firewall
2 25 (36.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (15.94%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.35%) tcpdump
4 3 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Law
3 3 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (79.71%) SIEM
2 26 (37.68%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (26.09%) Incident Management
4 17 (24.64%) Information Security
4 17 (24.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (23.19%) Service Management
6 15 (21.74%) Change Management
7 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
8 10 (14.49%) Information Assurance
9 9 (13.04%) ITIL
10 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.14%) ITSM
12 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
13 4 (5.80%) Computer Forensics
13 4 (5.80%) Ethical Hacking
13 4 (5.80%) Cyber Security
14 3 (4.35%) Change Control
14 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Java
1 7 (10.14%) Perl
2 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) CISSP
2 10 (14.49%) GIAC
2 10 (14.49%) GCIH
3 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) Degree
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.35%) CCNA
7 3 (4.35%) CEH
7 3 (4.35%) GCIA
7 3 (4.35%) GSEC
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.90%) MCSE
9 1 (1.45%) CCSP
9 1 (1.45%) SSCP
9 1 (1.45%) CISA
9 1 (1.45%) CISM
9 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) Snort
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Sourcefire
2 10 (14.49%) ArcSight
3 9 (13.04%) Symantec
3 9 (13.04%) LogLogic
3 9 (13.04%) Q1 Labs
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco